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The Resource Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (DVD)

Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (DVD)

Label
Freedom riders
Title
Freedom riders
Statement of responsibility
American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles a chapter of American history that stands as an astonishing testament to the accomplishment of youth and what can result from the incredible combination of personal conviction and the courage to organize against all odds
Member of
Cataloging source
LPU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Lewis Erskine, Aljernon Tunsil ; original music, Tom Phillips ; director of photography, Robert Shepard ; original concept developed by Paul Taylor ; series producer, Susan Bellows
Date time place
Television premiere, May 16, 2011, on the PBS series American Experience
Dewey number
323.1196073
Language note
Optional English SDH for the hearing impaired
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.F74 2009
Runtime
120
Technique
live action
Label
Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based in part on the book Freedom riders: 1961 and the struggle for racial justice, by Raymond Arsenault
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2010
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen presentation.
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9781608834013
Lccn
691258761
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014045
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • sky234940899
  • (OCoLC)1013990615
  • 803526
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based in part on the book Freedom riders: 1961 and the struggle for racial justice, by Raymond Arsenault
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2010
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen presentation.
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9781608834013
Lccn
691258761
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014045
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • sky234940899
  • (OCoLC)1013990615
  • 803526
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio
Video recording format
DVD

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